Hackers Steal and Sell Private Messages of Over 81,000 Facebook User Accounts

A BBC investigation has revealed that hackers stole the private messages belonging to over 81,000 Facebook accounts to then sell them for 10 cents per account. The investigation began when the BBC spotted an ad on a web forum, offering to sell access to Facebook…

US, UK Governments Call for Mandatory Backdoors in Encrypted Messaging

The recent Five Eyes ministerial meeting in late August has seen the governments of the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada submit a number proposals including a mandatory backdoor on encrypted messaging. The new proposals put forth during the meeting of the Five Eyes…